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Bangor Daily News
DEP commissioner quits LePage Cabinet to work for Susan CollinsAUGUSTA, Maine — Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Patricia A
DEP commissioner quits LePage Cabinet to work for Susan Collins
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
AUGUSTA, Maine — Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Patricia Aho has resigned to take a job with Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, according to Gov. Paul LePage. Aho served as commissioner since 2011 after having served as the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Two injured in Dexter plane crashThe unidentified man was taken to Mayo Regional Hospital by ambulance. The woma
Two injured in Dexter plane crash
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
The unidentified man was taken to Mayo Regional Hospital by ambulance. The woman, who apparently was piloting the Beechcraft 150, walked away from the crash, Dexter Fire Chief Matt Connor said. “They took off, and it was still up here, no wind. And... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Pilot found dead in Houlton plane crash identifiedDoucoure was the sole occupant of the Piper PA34, which had taken off the previ
Pilot found dead in Houlton plane crash identified
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Doucoure was the sole occupant of the Piper PA34, which had taken off the previous evening from an airport in Goose Bay, Labrador, and was bound for Merritt Island, Florida, Houlton Police Chief Joe McKenna said early Friday evening. The plane... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
FAA, NTSB on scene of Houlton plane crash, plane’s engines recoveredThe pilot was the lone occupant of the twin engine Piper PA34 that had taken of
FAA, NTSB on scene of Houlton plane crash, plane’s engines recovered
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
The pilot was the lone occupant of the twin engine Piper PA34 that had taken off the previous evening from an airport in Goose Bay, Labrador, and was bound for Merritt Island, Florida. His body was recovered from the wreckage late Thursday afternoon... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Fuel truck rolls in FriendshipFRIENDSHIP, Maine — A truck carrying 2,200 gallons of fuel rolled on its roof T
Fuel truck rolls in Friendship
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
FRIENDSHIP, Maine — A truck carrying 2,200 gallons of fuel rolled on its roof Tuesday. The Maine Coast Petroleum delivery truck was driving on Bradford Point Road shortly before 1 p.m. when the vehicle got onto the soft shoulder and rolled onto its... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Air quality alerts in effect as hot, humid conditions lingerGRAY, Maine — Heat and humidity continued to hover over the state Tuesday, and
Air quality alerts in effect as hot, humid conditions linger
Bangor Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
GRAY, Maine — Heat and humidity continued to hover over the state Tuesday, and a few counties were under air quality alerts, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures throughout the state were expected to hover around 90 degrees... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Heat wave triggers air quality alert in parts of MaineGRAY, Maine — A heat wave continued to scorch most of the state Monday, prompti
Heat wave triggers air quality alert in parts of Maine
Bangor Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
GRAY, Maine — A heat wave continued to scorch most of the state Monday, prompting the Maine Department of Environmental Protection to issue an air quality alert, according to the National Weather Service. The air quality alert will be in effect all... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Air quality alert issued; Monday to be hottest day of summer so far“We are not out of summer yet,” Vic Nouhan, lead forecaster at the Caribou weat
Air quality alert issued; Monday to be hottest day of summer so far
Bangor Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
“We are not out of summer yet,” Vic Nouhan, lead forecaster at the Caribou weather office, said Saturday afternoon. “It is going to be very warm.” Temperatures around Maine reached or closed in on the 90-degree mark Sunday and could break 90 degrees... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Hillandale takes over New England's biggest egg farmTURNER, Maine (AP) - A farm executive who pleaded the Fifth Amendment against s
Hillandale takes over New England's biggest egg farm
New Jersey Herald / Posted 20 days ago
TURNER, Maine (AP) - A farm executive who pleaded the Fifth Amendment against self-incrimination in front of a congressional committee investigating an Iowa salmonella outbreak is the same person who signed a new lease on Maine's largest egg farm... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Hillandale takes over New England's biggest egg farmTURNER, Maine (AP) - A farm executive who pleaded the Fifth Amendment against s
Hillandale takes over New England's biggest egg farm
KWWL Iowa / Posted 20 days ago
TURNER, Maine (AP) - A farm executive who pleaded the Fifth Amendment against self-incrimination in front of a congressional committee investigating the salmonella outbreak is the same person who signed a new lease on Maine's largest egg farm. The... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Hillandale takes over New England's biggest egg farmTURNER, Maine (AP) - A farm executive who pleaded the Fifth Amendment against s
Hillandale takes over New England's biggest egg farm
KTTC Rochester / Posted 20 days ago
TURNER, Maine (AP) - A farm executive who pleaded the Fifth Amendment against self-incrimination in front of a congressional committee investigating the salmonella outbreak is the same person who signed a new lease on Maine's largest egg farm. The... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Lobster Festival officials admit to skipping sales tax for decadesROCKLAND, Maine — The Rockland Festival Corporation repaid the state a little m
Lobster Festival officials admit to skipping sales tax for decades
Bangor Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
ROCKLAND, Maine — The Rockland Festival Corporation repaid the state a little more than $73,000 earlier this year after it learned that it had failed to ever collect state sales taxes at the annual Maine Lobster Festival. Festival organizers learned... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Why there’s cause for concern with Maine’s water supplyAs other regions of the country struggle to find adequate supplies of clean wat
Why there’s cause for concern with Maine’s water supply
Bangor Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
As other regions of the country struggle to find adequate supplies of clean water, Maine has abundant, and comparatively clean, water resources. Maine’s water is approximately 20 percent to 60 percent cleaner than lakes and streams in the rest of... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Bankrupt railroad seeks to rid of rail tie yard in HermonPORTLAND, Maine — The trustee for the bankrupt Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Rai
Bankrupt railroad seeks to rid of rail tie yard in Hermon
Bangor Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
PORTLAND, Maine — The trustee for the bankrupt Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway wants to abandon property at Northern Maine Junction in Hermon that contains a pile of railroad ties treated with chemicals state and town officials believe may pose... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Bankrupt railroad seeks to rid of rail tie yard in HermonPORTLAND, Maine — The trustee for the bankrupt Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Rai
Bankrupt railroad seeks to rid of rail tie yard in Hermon
Bangor Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
PORTLAND, Maine — The trustee for the bankrupt Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway wants to abandon property at Northern Maine Junction in Hermon that contains a pile of railroad ties treated with chemicals state and town officials believe may pose... Read more

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